As we continue to see friends and family outside until May 17th arrives, this week on our blog we’re sharing with you our favourite al-fresco recipes, sure to wow your visitors and please your crowd of 6.
Perfect for both kids and adults alike, these pizza pinwheels use a packet bread mix, making them super quick and easy to rustle up for your last-minute gathering. Filled with tomato, basil, mozzarella and peperoni, who can refuse one of these? https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/pinwheel-pizzas
Roasted Ratatouille & Goat’s Cheese Tart
One for the vegetarians, this tart is packed with oven-roasted aubergines, courgettes, peppers and onions. Perfect for a picnic or al fresco lunch, this tart makes a great centrepiece and with a prep time of only 15 minutes – yes please! https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/roasted-ratatouille-goats-cheese-tart
Little Strawberry Cheesecakes
Looking for something sweet to finish your gathering? These mini strawberry cheesecakes are a true classic and are perfect for al fresco dining. Furthermore, as individual portions, they’re ideal for socially distanced meet-ups. https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/little-strawberry-cheesecakes
Does anything say summer more than Pimm’s? Serve this classic British punch at your gatherings with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries for the true experience! Just add sunshine https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/pimms
Refreshing and perfect for a warm summer’s evening (fingers crossed), these spritzers blend honeydew, Galia or cantaloupe melons into a cooling wine-based cocktail with apple juice and lime – delicious! https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/melon-spritzers